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Definition of janissary

Janissary
Janissary Jan"is*sa*ry, n. See Janizary.
janissary
Janizary Jan"i*za*ry, n.; pl. Janizaries. [F. janissaire, fr. Turk. ye?i-tsheri new soldiers or troops.] A soldier of a privileged military class, which formed the nucleus of the Turkish infantry, but was suppressed in 1826. [written also janissary.]

Meaning of janissary from wikipedia

- A Janissary (Ottoman Turkish: يڭيچرى‎ yeñiçeri [jeniˈtʃeɾi], meaning "new soldier") was a member of the elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's...
- the Janissaries or Janissary Agha (Turkish: Yeniçeri ağası) was a top Ottoman military official and courtier, and the commander of the Janissary corps...
- disbandment of the centuries-old Janissary corps by Sultan Mahmud II on 15 June 1826. Most of the 135,000 Janissaries revolted against Mahmud II, and after...
- In West Europe, the band's music is also often called Janissary music because the janissaries formed the core of the bands. It is believed that individual...
- The Janissary Tree is a historical mystery novel set in Istanbul in 1836, written by Jason Goodwin. It is the first in the Yashim the Detective series...
- country, such as the Nobles, the Rais', the Turkish Janissaries, the Native, and Kouloughli janissaries, and the Ulama. The Regency was composed of various...
- received the gift of a Turkish military band at some time after 1710." "Janissary" or "janizary" refers to the Turkish military band that used instruments...
- Pournelle's Janissaries series. The following books are Janissaries: Clan and Crown, Janissaries III: Storms of Victory and Janissaries IV: Mamelukes...
- HMS Janissary or Janizary was a gun-boat that served in the Royal Navy's Egyptian campaign (8 March to 2 September 1801). She appears in the records only...
- This is a list of the Aghas of the Janissaries, the commanders of the Janissary corps from the early 16th century to the early 19th century. Yıldız 2018...
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